‘THE CHARTER STILL APPLIES': CANADIANS URGED TO MONITOR CIVIL LIBERTIES DURING PANDEMIC

MONTREAL - While Canadians monitor their bodies for signs of COVID-19 symptoms, civil liberties advocates and human rights lawyers...

5G CORONAVIRUS CONSPIRACY THEORY IS DANGEROUS FAKE NONSENSE, UK SAYS

LONDON - A conspiracy theory that links 5G mobile telecommunications masts to the spread of the novel coronavirus is dangerous fake...

 
 
 

NEW YORK REELS AS 630 DIE IN A DAY, THE STATE'S BLEAKEST TOLL YET

NEW YORK - Coronavirus-related illnesses killed 630 people in the last day in New York state, Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Saturday,...

AFTER INTEL FIRING, TOP U.S. WATCHDOG VOWS TO MAINTAIN OVERSIGHT OF TRUMP ADMINISTRATION

WASHINGTON - The top U.S. federal watchdog vowed on Saturday to continue to conduct "aggressive" independent oversight of government...

 
 
 

TRUMP PICK FOR CORONAVIRUS RECOVERY WATCHDOG IS NOT INDEPENDENT ENOUGH -DEMOCRATS

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump's pick for the new watchdog overseeing $2.3 trillion in coronavirus-related fiscal spending...

SOCCER-TAJIKISTAN ENJOYS RARE SPOTLIGHT AS ISTIKLOL WIN SUPER CUP

DUSHANBE - A rare spotlight shone on Tajikistan soccer on Saturday as the Central Asian country kicked off its new season with most...

 
 
 

REPORT: MLB COULD START SEASON AT SPRING TRAINING SITES

Major League Baseball is considering the use of spring training sites to start the 2020 regular season, most likely in Arizona, with...

DUBAI IMPOSES TWO-WEEK LOCKDOWN AS GULF STATES STEP UP CORONAVIRUS FIGHT

DUBAI/RIYADH - Dubai imposed a two-week lockdown Saturday night and Saudi Arabia sealed off parts of the Red Sea city of Jeddah as...

 
 
 

THE INEXACT SCIENCE INVOLVED IN PREDICTING THE LIKELY PATH OF COVID-19

TORONTO - Data experts are cautioning already on-edge Canadians against taking Ontario's dire predictions about COVID-19 deaths literally,...

CORONAVIRUS WREAKS GRIMMEST TOLL YET IN NEW YORK STATE: 630 DEAD IN A DAY

NEW YORK - Coronavirus-related illnesses killed 630 people in the last day in New York state, Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Saturday,...

 
 
 

BASKETBALL-BRYAN, DUNCAN AND GARNETT HEADLINE HALL OF FAME CLASS

The late Kobe Bryant was selected on Saturday as a member of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility.

SOCCER-RED STAR SLASH PLAYER WAGES AMID CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK

BELGRADE - Serbian champions and 1991 European Cup winners Red Star Belgrade have halved their players' wages for three months amid...

 
 
 

STARBUCKS LATIN AMERICA FRANCHISE HOLDER SUSPENDS 1,600 JOBS IN CHILE

SANTIAGO - The company that holds the franchise for Starbucks in Chile has suspended the contracts of 90% of its employees in the country,...

ONTARIO SEES 27 MORE COVID DEATHS AS CASES JUMP; 94 NOW DEAD FROM PANDEMIC

TORONTO - Another 27 more people have died in Ontario from COVID-19 as the number of cases jumped to 3,630, health authorities reported...

 
 
 

PITT G MCGOWENS TRANSFERRING TO NEBRASKA

Guard Trey McGowens is transferring to Nebraska from Pittsburgh, he announced on Twitter on Saturday.

MORE THAN 600 DEAD IN NEW YORK STATE IN A DAY FROM CORONAVIRUS

NEW YORK - Coronavirus-related illnesses killed 630 people in the last day in New York state, Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Saturday,...

 
 
 

SISTER OF WOMAN FOUND DEAD LAST MONTH IS ACCUSED OF FIRST-DEGREE MURDER

COQUITLAM, B.C. - A first-degree murder charge has been laid against the sister of a woman whose body was found in a Coquitlam, B.C.,...

DUBAI IMPOSES TWO-WEEK LOCKDOWN TO FIGHT CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK

CAIRO - Dubai announced a two-week lockdown starting on Saturday at 8 p.m. to disinfect the emirate and contain the spread of the coronavirus,...

 
 
 

‘IT'S ONLY A RECOMMENDATION' TRUMP WON'T WEAR MASK EVEN THOUGH CDC SAYS IT CAN STOP COVID-19 SPREAD

President Donald Trump said U.S. health officials are recommending the use of non-surgical grade cloth masks as a voluntary measure...

ONTARIO CANNABIS STORES, CONSTRUCTION AND MORE TO CLOSE APRIL 4 AFTER PREMIER ENACTS TIGHTER COVID-19 MEASURES

The sacrifices Ontarians have made recently have saved thousands from the ravages of the COVID-19 pandemic, Premier Doug Ford said...

 
 
 



National coronavirus updates: Some states say they're missing what they need...

National coronavirus updates: Some states say they're missing what they need to combat the virus

As cases rise, testing has become crucial in tracking how many Americans have been infected, but officials in some states say they still don't have enough. Read more ...

Trump pledges more money for small businesses to weather coronavirus storm

Trump pledges more money for small businesses to weather coronavirus storm

President Donald Trump is promising to pump more cash into a program aimed at keeping small businesses afloat through their coronavirus shutdowns. “I will immediately ask... Read more ...

Nets owner Joe Tsai donating 1,000 ventilators to NY in coronavirus fight

Nets owner Joe Tsai donating 1,000 ventilators to NY in coronavirus fight

In the fight against the coronavirus pandemic, New York got another significant assist from Brooklyn Nets owner Joe Tsai. New York governor Andrew Cuomo said Saturday at his... Read more ...

A week in the life of a night nurse treating coronavirus patients in New...

A week in the life of a night nurse treating coronavirus patients in New York City's top hospital, where she says space is running out for patients and nurse staffing is starting to run thin

One New York City nurse shared her experience treating patients positive for COVID-19, some in critical condition. New York state had over 100,000 coronavirus cases as of April... Read more ...

Floyd Mayweather's daughter Iyanna arrested for allegedly STABBING love...

Floyd Mayweather's daughter Iyanna arrested for allegedly STABBING love rival over rapper YoungBoy - reports

Iyanna 'Yaya' Mayweather, daughter of boxing icon Floyd Mayweather Jr, is in police custody in Houston after stabbing a woman in an argument over rapper NBA YoungBoy, according... Read more ...

Dubai goes on lockdown amid spike in coronavirus cases in UAE

Dubai goes on lockdown amid spike in coronavirus cases in UAE

The UAE's wealthiest emirate, Dubai, has announced a two-week-long lockdown, starting from 8pm on Saturday, in order to carry out large scale disinfection and stem the spread... Read more ...

Large section of the Berlin Wall demolished for luxury condos

Large section of the Berlin Wall demolished for luxury condos

Historians and locals in Berlin are furious after a 196-foot chunk of the Berlin Wall disappeared almost overnight to make way for luxury condominiums. According to the German... Read more ...

Vanessa Bryant deeply moved as Kobe, NBA legends get Hall of Fame nod

Vanessa Bryant deeply moved as Kobe, NBA legends get Hall of Fame nod

Kobe Bryant's resume has yet another entry to prove his greatness: He's now, officially, a Hall of Famer. And he's got plenty of elite company in the 2020 class, one that may... Read more ...

WrestleMania 36 predictions and matches: Becky Lynch won't keep her belt

WrestleMania 36 predictions and matches: Becky Lynch won't keep her belt

This year's two-day WrestleMania 36 event, based at WWE's Performance Center and various other locations, is loaded with 18 matches and nine titles at stake. The card, which is... Read more ...

Indiana now has 3,953 confirmed cases of COVID-19; death toll rises to 116

Indiana now has 3,953 confirmed cases of COVID-19; death toll rises to 116

The Indiana State Department of Health reported that 523 additional Hoosiers have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the state's total to 3,953 confirmed cases Saturday. Read more ...